SoftSide Magazine Issue 42 (Hexapawn) (March 1982). Hexapawn (Hexapawn is a marker game played on a three-by-three grid that gets harder to win the more you play. The computer is given a set of operating instructions that enable it to improve its decision-making ability based on the success or failure of previous decisions.) - Carl Bevington, Sensuous Programmer ("J" boldly leaps off the deep end and gives an introduction to TRS-80, Apple, and ATARI graphics.) - "J", Computer Graphics (Using the same principles as those in making inkblot patterns, combine horizontal and vertical reflections to generate patterns with your computer.) - Joan R. Truckenbrod, Entertainment Tomorrow (The authors speculate about whether holograms could be used in the presentation of three-dimensional games and the role computers could play in the process. They give a brief introduction to projection and transmission holography and how holograms are produced by lasers.) - Allen L. Wold and Fred D'Ignazio, Machine Head - Spyder Webb, K-Byters - File Matcher (Let your computer compare listings of different versions of the same program.) - Jon Voskuil, Editorial, Input, Hints and Enhancements, Bugs, Worms, and Other Undesirables, Calendar, Outgoing Mail, New Products (This month we have a new department in SoftSide. New Products introduces Datasaver, Dragon's Eye, The Data Reporter, a variety of cases for your hardware, and more.), Enhanced Disk Version - THE CURSE OF THE PHARAOH (Can you find and return the two rubies to the eyes of the mummy in the pyramid?) (Atari) - Peter Kirsh, Programs - INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE CONTRACTORS (Our translation contest winner lets you try to become chairman of the board in this business management simulation.) (Atari) - by Phillip Case and Patricia Maloney, OUTER SPACE ATTACK (Maneuver your laser base and destroy the wave of aliens before they bomb you or get past the horizon.) (Atari) - Sheldon Leemon, Articles - TAKE-APART OUTER SPACE ATTACK (The Player/Missile graphics and other graphics techniques used in Outer Space Attack are explained.) (Atari) - Sheldon Leemon, RANDOM FILES WITH ATARI® DOS I (How to fix your ATARI® DOS I to take care of problems with random files.) (Atari) - Odino Ciai and Luis Wuhl, Review of KBYTE'S K-RAZY SHOOT-OUT - Sheldon Leemon, Enhanced Disk Version - PEEKER/POKER (Examine and change sectors of Apple II disks.) (Apple) - Mike Westerfield, Programs - THE MAGICAL SHAPE MACHINE (This graphics utility provides an easy way to create and manipulate shapes.) (Apple) - Tom Keith, GRAVITY-FLOAT TRACE (This real-time Lo-Res game will test your coordination and timing.) (Apple) - Robert A. Pritchett, Review of BRODERBUND SOFTWARE'S APPLE PANIC (Apple) - Hartley G. Lesser, Article - COMMANDing BASIC (Learn how to use the Applesoft Ampersand function and how to implement it with a minimum of Machine Language.) (Apple) - Michael Prescott, Enhanced Disk Version - WARPATH (You can take the side of the Indians or the troopers in this two-player game of strategy and skill.) (S-80) - Ron Potkin, Programs - KILLER CARS (Equip your vehicle with armor, machine guns, lasers and other weapons in order to destroy your opponent's car.) (S-80) - Richard Kipp, STAKE YOUR CLAIM (No claim jumping allowed in this two-player strategy game where you try to peacefully settle land in the old west.) (S-80) - Rik Pierce, Review of ADVENTURE INTERNATIONAL'S STARFIGHTER (S-80) - Dave Albert and Alan J. Zett, Article - DOSPLUS — HOW IT'S BETTER (New DOS features on the TRS-80® DV are explained.) (S-80) - Alan J. Zett.